Serena Williams: Tiger Woods Is One Of The Main Reasons I'M Still Playing

Tiger Woods is one of the main reasons I keep playing

Serena Williams she continued her great form with a second round win over Anett Kontaveit at the US Open. tiger forest is one of those who decided to congratulate Serena. He tweeted: «It was a privilege to see the greatness. Congratulations @serenawilliams.»

After the victory, Serena Williams had something to say. She said that Tiger Woods is one of the main reasons she keeps playing tennis. “Yes, he is one of the reasons why I am here, one of the main reasons why I continue to play.

So we talk a lot. She was really trying to motivate me.» Sometimes, Williams he considered retiring much earlier, but sought advice from Woods. “There are some people, but we said, ‘Okay, we can do this together, you know?’ It was good, because I didn’t know what I wanted to do.

I was lost, so many questions. When you can trust someone like that, I mean, my God, he’s Tiger Woods, he was really helpful in getting clarity.»

The conversation between Serena Williams and Tiger Woods

Last month, Serena revealed in a Vogue article how the contact between her and Woods came about, and what Woods told her; “This spring, I was looking forward to getting back on the court for the first time in seven months.

I was talking to Tiger Woods, who is a friend, and I told him that I needed his advice about my tennis career. I said, ‘I don’t know what to do: I think I’m over it, but maybe I’m not over it.’ Tiger Woods replied: ‘Serena, what if you only give her two weeks? You don’t have to commit to anything.

You just go out on the pitch every day for two weeks and give it your all and see what happens.’ “I said, ‘Okay, I think I can do that.’ And I didn’t. But a month later, I tried.

And it felt magical to pick up a racket again. And I was good. I was very good. I went back and forth on whether to play Wimbledon and the US Open after that. Like I said, this whole evolution thing hasn’t been easy for me.»

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